Coney’s (Late AM/Early PM)

CB Avalanche Center 2018-19 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 12/08/2018
Name: ADB

Subject: Coney’s (Late AM/Early PM)
Aspect: East
Elevation: BTL

Avalanches:

Unlike two weeks ago, no whumping, cracking, or collapsing on and off the skin track.

Weather: Broken skies, calm in the trees with light wind from the west on the open ridge. No snow transport. There was a 5 minute burst of S-1 snowfall in the afternoon with no snow accumulation.
Snowpack: Snowpit:
35 Degree slope 50 feet below the ridgeline:
depth: 105 cm of snow.
Did 2 compression tests and both came out CTN.
about 10 cm of facets at the very bottom.

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